Flageolet meaning

flăj'ə-lĕt', -lā'
A small flutelike instrument with a cylindrical mouthpiece, four finger holes, and two thumbholes.
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A small fipple flute, similar to a recorder.
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A variety of kidney bean, cultivated for its seed.
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The pale-green, immature seed, used esp. in French cooking.
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(music) A type of small flute.
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A type of kidney bean, common in France.
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Origin of flageolet

  • French diminutive of Old French flajol flute from Vulgar Latin flābeolum possibly alteration of Latin flābellum diminutive of flābrum gust of wind from flāre to blow bhlē- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French flageolet.
    From Wiktionary